by George Frideric Handel
September 29 - October 2, 2018
An action-packed mix of tragedy and comedy that flopped at its 1738 premiere, this masterpiece has become one of Handel’s most beloved staged operas. Xerxes, monarch of ancient Persia, pursues his brother’s girlfriend Romilda while his fiancée Amastre schemes to win back his love. See what happens when he doesn’t get what he wants.
Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 7:30pm
Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 5:00pm
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 7:30pm
410 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
Tickets: $30 - $85
*Student Tickets (with valid student I.D.) will be available at the door for $10.
Running Time: 3 hours with intermission
Sung in Italian with English Supertitles